On April 27, 2020, Colombian Boca Juniors soccer player Sebastián Villa was indicted by Argentine authorities for sexual abuse and attempted murder after his partner Daniela Cortes accused him through social networks of physical assault, injuries and threats.
After several years of waiting and after the case was raised to the stage of an oral trial by the authors in June 2021the town will appear between April 17 and 19 before the Lomas de Zamora Correctional Court 2 for the case that was to be held in September of next year; but after the appeal it had been extended by the defense of the euerator.
“Villa can easily end up in prison, he can have a bad time. He doesn’t have a good time during this whole process, either. These conditions greatly afflict the people who are in the cause of the state. The first and only victim is a woman, in this case Daniela, but then, as the process progresses, there are countless situations that change people’s lives,” the defense of the victim said at the time.
According to Diario Olé, initially the player was accused of threats and aggravated minor injuries, in connection with the violence, the complaint offers a sentence of release between six months and two years in prison Authorities added a charge of coercive threats for which the penalty could be increased to six years in prison according to the media.
Villa and a second complaint in 2021
In June 2021, the Colombian was again accused of sexual violence; after 26 years the woman was brought to sexual abuse and attempted murder at a party in his house, in which Villa, allegedly in an apparent state of intoxication, began to abuse the victim and wanted to use her.
“The accused began to abuse me several times, and covered his mouth with his hand. the moment when something irritates so that it is missing from that place. In the discussions that we had, the man was violent and fierce, but always, until the day of the reported event, he only used the force of words on me, regularly, an adjective that disabled me with words, said the victim.
For times when a footballer is called Boca will have to face the second group stage of the Copa Libertadores; So from now on, there could be a significant chance in the team that at that time I took him out of the team until he completed his legal condition, but later he made the decision null and void.
Furthermore, in May of last year, the club issued a statement in which they announced their support for Villa on various issues. sexual, prevention, advice and support, respect and privacy in matters of violence based on Gender, Gender Identity and/or Sexual Orientation”.